David L. Smith, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend, passed away peacefully Sept. 17, 2020, from numerous health issues he had over the past seven years. David was born to Joseph L. and Josephine Miller Smith on Aug. 5, 1947, in Delta, Utah. He graduated from Tooele High School, attended Utah State University, and served in the Army National Guard. He worked as a mine maintenance mechanic at Carr Fork mine, Barrick Mercur, and Barrick Goldstirke, before medically retiring in 2013.
David is survived by his wife Elaine of Erda, Utah; sons Todd (Debbie) of Grantsville, Utah, and Bryan (Crystal) of Erda, Utah; three adult granddaughters Kayla, Amber and Emily; the light of his life Alexis; one “adopted” grandson Hunter; five great-granddaughters with a sixth on the way; sister Marilyn (Ron) Brannon, of Grantsville, Utah; twin brother Dennis (June) of Las Vegas, Nevada; and brother, Ron (Carol) of Tooele, Utah; two nephews and six nieces. David was preceded in death by his parents and one “adopted” grandson Fletcher.
Per David’s request, a graveside service will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at 11 a.m., at the Tooele City Cemetery, 361 S. 100 East, Tooele, Utah. Attendees are requested to wear masks.